FM Preview: Everton v Birmingham City 09 Mar 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 8th March 2011
The game between Everton and Birmingham City in the Premier League on 9th March 2011 at 20:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Everton v Birmingham City fixture
Everton prepare to entertain Birmingham City at Goodison Park on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Toffees are clearly on top, having won 38 and lost only 7 of the 61 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Goodison Park was just last season, in January 2010, with Birmingham City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Toffees in a F.A. Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 02 Oct||Birmingham C.||0 - 2||Everton||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 13 Mar||Birmingham C.||2 - 2||Everton||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 23 Jan||Everton||1-2||Birmingham C.||F.A. Cup|
|2009/2010||Sun 20 Dec||Everton||1 - 1||Birmingham C.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 12 Apr||Birmingham C.||1 - 1||Everton||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 03 Nov||Everton||3 - 1||Birmingham C.||Premier League|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Apr||Everton||0 - 0||Birmingham C.||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Everton have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Toffees in those games, with 8 conceded.
Birmingham City have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Blues's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
Everton's 36 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Birmingham City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 30 points from their 27 games thus far.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Everton at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Toffees will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|Everton||4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Birmingham City||8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.
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